Healthcare Advisory Notices

Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC21: June 30, 2020

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC21

DNV GL Healthcare Advisory Notice: Acute Stroke Ready Center (ASR) Certification Requirements, Revision 20-0

Acute Stroke Ready Center (ASR) Certification Requirements, Revision 20-0

Acute Stroke Ready Change History for Revision 20-0

Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC20: June 26, 2020

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC20

DNV GL Healthcare Advisory Notice: Update on Acute Stroke Ready Initial and Recertification Remote Surveys

Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC19: June 24, 2020

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC19

DNV GL Healthcare Advisory Notice: DNV GL Healthcare Program & Development Certification Survey Process Update in Response to Current Status of the Public Health Emergency

Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC18: June 16, 2020

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC18

DNV GL Healthcare Advisory Notice: DNV GL Healthcare Announces Return of Onsite Surveys for All Stroke Programs

Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC17: June 12, 2020

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC17

DNV GL Healthcare Advisory Notice: DNV GL Healthcare Announces Return of Onsite Surveys for NIAHO® (Acute and Critical Access) Initial and Reaccreditation Surveys

Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC16: May 14, 2020

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC16

DNV GL Healthcare Advisory Notice: DNV GL Healthcare Remote Survey Requirements for all Certified Stroke Centers

Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC15: May 13, 2020

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC15

DNV GL Healthcare Advisory Notice: DNV GL Healthcare Announces Remote NIAHO (Acute and Critical Access) Annual Surveys

DNV GL Healthcare COVID-19 Resources Page

Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC14: May 01, 2020

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC14

DNV GL Healthcare Advisory Notice: DNV GL Healthcare recognizes CMS 1135 Blanket Waivers for inspection, testing and maintenance in the Physical Environment

DNV GL Healthcare COVID-19 Resources Page

Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC13: May 01, 2020

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC13

DNV GL Healthcare Advisory Notice: DNV GL Healthcare Chest Pain Program Certification Requirements, Revision 20-0

DNV GL Healthcare Chest Pain Program Certification Requirements, Revision 20-0

Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC12: April 29, 2020

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC12

DNV GL Healthcare Advisory Notice: DNV GL Healthcare Hip and Knee Replacement Program Certification Requirements, Revision 20-0

DNV GL Healthcare Hip and Knee Replacement Program Certification Requirements, Revision 20-0

Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC11: April 22, 2020

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC11

DNV GL Healthcare Advisory Notice: DNV GL Healthcare Remote Certification Surveys

Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC10: April 16, 2020

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC10

DNV GL Healthcare Advisory Notice: DNV GL Healthcare guidance to implementing the CMS 1135 Blanket Waivers

DNV GL Healthcare COVID-19 Resources Page

Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC07 Updated: April 09, 2020

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC07 Updated

DNV GL Healthcare Advisory Notice: DNV GL Healthcare recognizes the American Heart Association (AHA) on Extensions for Instructor & Provider Cards during COVID-19 Outbreak

Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC09: April 02, 2020

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC09

DNV GL Healthcare Advisory Notice: DNV GL Healthcare recognizes Coronavirus Waivers and Flexibilities

Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC08: March 27, 2020

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC08

DNV GL Healthcare Advisory Notice: DNV GL Healthcare Recognizes Extensions for Regulatory Timelines

Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC07: March 23, 2020

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC07

DNV GL Healthcare Advisory Notice: DNV GL Healthcare recognizes the American Heart Association (AHA) on Extensions for Instructor & Provider Cards during COVID-19 Outbreak

Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC06: March 19, 2020

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC06

DNV GL Healthcare Advisory Notice: Suspension of DNV GL Healthcare surveys in light of COVID-19

Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC05: March 17, 2020

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC05

DNV GL Healthcare Advisory Notice: Continuation of DNV GL Healthcare surveys in light of COVID-19, for accredited hospitals and critical access hospitals

Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC04: March 13, 2020

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC04

DNV GL Healthcare Advisory Notice: Prioritization of DNV GL Healthcare surveys in light of COVID-19, for accredited hospitals and critical access hospitals

Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC03: March 11, 2020

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC03

DNV GL Healthcare Advisory Notice: Clarification of DNV GL Healthcare survey plans in light of COVID-19, for accredited hospitals and critical access hospitals

Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC02: March 05, 2020

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC02

DNV GL Healthcare Advisory Notice: Effect of CMS “Suspension of Survey Activities” on DNV GL Accredited and Certified hospital customers

Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC01: February 12, 2020

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2020-HC01

DNV GL Healthcare Advisory Notice: Cardiac Center of Excellence Designation

Requirements: Cardiac Center of Excellence

Advisory Notice No. 2019-HC15: December 04, 2019

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2019-HC15

DNV GL Healthcare Advisory Notice: Chest Pain Program Certification Requirements, Version 19-0

Standard: Chest Pain Program Certification Requirements, Version 19-0

Advisory Notice No. 2019-HC14: November 01, 2019

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2019-HC14

DNV GL Healthcare Advisory Notice: Extracorporeal Life Support (ECLS) Program Certification Requirements, Version 19-0

Standard: Extracorporeal Life Support (ECLS) Program Certification Requirements, Version 19-0

Advisory Notice No. 2019-HC13: August 15, 2019

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2019-HC13

DNV GL Healthcare Advisory Notice: Primary Stroke Certification Requirements, Revision 19-1

Standard: Primary Stroke Center Certification Requirements, Revision 19-1

PSC, Revision 19-1 Change History

Advisory Notice No. 2019-HC12: July 30, 2019

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2019-HC12

DNV GL Healthcare Advisory Notice: Foot & Ankle Surgery Program Certification, Version 19-0 and Shoulder Surgery Program Certification, Revision 19-0

Standard: Foot & Ankle Surgery Program Certification, Version 19-0

Standard: Shoulder Surgery Program Certification, Revision 19-0

Advisory Notice No. 2019-HC11: June 27, 2019

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2019-HC11

DNV GL Healthcare Advisory Notice: ICP-12-5-i7-f3 Survey Report and Corrective Action Plan Submittal Form

Sample Tutorial - Survey Report and Corrective Action Plan Submittal Form, ICP-12-5-i7-f3

Advisory Notice No. 2019-HC10: June 20, 2019

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2019-HC10

DNV GL Healthcare Advisory Notice: Immediate Use Steam Sterilization

Advisory Notice No. 2019-HC09: June 10, 2019

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2019-HC09

DNV GL Healthcare Advisory Notice: Primary Stroke Certification Requirements, Revision 19-0

Standard: Primary Stroke Center Certification Requirements, Revision 19-0

PSC, Revision 19-0 Addendum A & B

PSC, Revision 19-0 Change History

Advisory Notice No. 2019-HC08: May 02, 2019

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2019-HC08

DNV GL Healthcare Advisory Notice: Hip & Knee Replacement and Spine Surgery Program Certification, Revision 19-0

Standard: Hip & Knee Replacement Program Certification, Revision 19-0

Standard: Spine Surgery Program Certification, Revision 19-0

Advisory Notice No. 2019-HC07: April 03, 2019

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2019-HC07

Palliative Care Program Certification Requirements, Revision 19-0

Standard: Palliative Care Program Certification, Revision 19-0

Advisory Notice No. 2019-HC06: February 26, 2019

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2019-HC06

Modification to MM.8, Antimicrobial Stewardship, NIAHO® Accreditation Requirements, Interpretive Guidelines and Surveyor Guidance Revision 18-2

Advisory Notice No. 2019-HC05: February 14, 2019

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2019-HC05

DNV GL Healthcare Participates in the Antimicrobial Resistance Challenge

Advisory Notice No. 2019-HC04: February 11, 2019

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2019-HC04

Clarification on Surveying Ligature Risk: Psychiatric Setting vs Non-Psychiatric Setting Survey Process, Expectations, Resulting Actions and Follow Up

Advisory Notice No. 2019-HC03: February 7, 2019

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2019-HC03

Primary Plus Stroke Center (PSC+) Certification Requirements, Version 18-0

Standard: Primary Plus Stroke Center (PSC+) Certification Requirements, Version 18-0

Advisory Notice No. 2019-HC02: February 4, 2019

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2019-HC02

Certification in Infection Prevention (CIP) Requirements, Version 19-0

Standard: Certification in Infection Prevention, Version 19-0

Advisory Notice No. 2019-HC01: January 29, 2019

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2019-HC01

Orthopaedic Center of Excellence Designation

Brochure: Orthopaedic Center of Excellence Designation

Advisory Notice No. 2018-HC12: December 19, 2018

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2018-HC12

NIAHO® (National Integrated Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations) Hospital Accreditation Requirements, Interpretive Guidelines and Surveyor Guidance, Revision 18-2

Standard: NIAHO® Accreditation Requirements, Interpretive Guidelines and Surveyor Guidance, Revision 18-2

NIAHO® Change History Revision 18-2

Advisory Notice No. 2018-HC11: November 19, 2018

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2018-HC11

Subject: Training: Patient Rights-Restraints and Seclusion as a Last Resort

Advisory Notice No. 2018-HC10: October 31, 2018

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2018-HC10

Subject: Sterile Processing Program Certification Requirements Version 18-0

Standard: Sterile Processing Program Certification (SPPC) Requirements, Version 18-0

Advisory Notice No. 2018-HC09: September 25, 2018

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2018-HC09

Subject: Comprehensive Stroke Program Certification Requirements Version 18-0

Standard: Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification Requirements, Version 18-0

Advisory Notice No. 2018-HC08: September 13, 2018

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2018-HC08

Subject: Shoulder Surgery Program Certification Requirements, Version 18

Advisory Notice No. 2018-HC07: August 8, 2018

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2018-HC07

Subject: SS.4, SR.5 (Content of a properly executed consent) in NIAHO® Accreditation Requirements and in NIAHO® CAH Accreditation Requirements

Advisory Notice No. 2018-HC06: August 8, 2018

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2018-HC06

Subject: SS.4, SR.5 (Content of a properly executed consent) in NIAHO® Accreditation Requirements

Advisory Notice No. 2018-HC05: June 14, 2018

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2018-HC05

Subject: NIAHO® (National Integrated Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations) Critical Access Hospital Accreditation Requirements, Interpretive Guidelines and Surveyor Guidance, Revision 18

Standard: NIAHO® Critical Access Hospital Accreditation Requirements, Interpretive Guidelines and Surveyor Guidance, Revision 18

NIAHO® CAH Change History Revision 18

Advisory Notice No. 2018-HC04: June 14, 2018

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2018-HC04

Subject: NIAHO® (National Integrated Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations) Hospital Accreditation Requirements, Interpretive Guidelines and Surveyor Guidance, Revision 18-1

Standard: NIAHO® Hospital Accreditation Requirements, Interpretive Guidelines and Surveyor Guidance, Revision 18-1

NIAHO® Change History Revision 18-1

Advisory Notice No. 2018-HC03: June 12, 2018

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2018-HC03

Subject: Spine Surgery Program Certification Requirements, Version 18.0

Standard: Spine Surgery Program Certification Requirements, Version 18.0

Spine Surgery Program Certification Brochure

Advisory Notice No. 2018-HC02: February 12, 2018

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2018-HC02

Subject: NIAHO® (National Integrated Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations) Hospital Accreditation Requirements, Interpretive Guidelines and Surveyor Guidance, Revision 18

Standard: NIAHO® Hospital Accreditation Requirements, Interpretive Guidelines and Surveyor Guidance, Revision 18

DNV GL - NIAHO Hospital Accreditation Requirements - REV 18 - Change History

Change history reflected in Rev. 18

Advisory Notice No. 2018-HC01: January 15, 2018

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2018-HC01

Subject: Palliative Care Program Certification Requirements Version 18.0

Standard:Palliative Care Program Certification Requirements Version 18.0

Advisory Notice No. 2017-HC06: September 18, 2017

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2017-HC06

Subject: VAD Facility Credentialing Program Requirements Revision 17.0

Standard: VAD Facility Credentialing Program Requirements v.17.0

Advisory Notice No. 2017-HC05: August 8, 2017

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2017-HC05

Subject: "CMS Important Message from Medicare" Form revised effective 27 August 2017

Advisory Notice No. 2017-HC04: April 26, 2017

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2017-HC04

Subject: Heart Failure Program Certification

Standard: Heart Failure Program Certification Requirements v.17

DNV GL - Healthcare's Heart Failure Program Certification

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Advisory Notice No. 2017-HC03: March 21, 2017

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2017-HC03

Subject: NIAHO® Accreditation Requirements, Interpretive Guidelines and Surveyor Guidance for Critical Access Hospitals, Revision 16.1

Standard: NIAHO® Accreditation Requirements, Interpretive Guidelines and Surveyor Guidance for Critical Access Hospitals, Revision 16.1

Advisory Notice No. 2017-HC01 and 2017-HC02: March 03, 2017

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2017-HC01

Subject: NIAHO® Accreditation Requirements, Interpretive Guidelines and Surveyor Guidance for Critical Access Hospitals, Revision 16.0

Standard: NIAHO® Accreditation Requirements, Interpretive Guidelines and Surveyor Guidance for Critical Access Hospitals, Revision 16.0

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2017-HC02

SUBJECT: NIAHO® Accreditation Requirements, Interpretive Guidelines and Surveyor Guidance, Revision 16.0

Standard: NIAHO® Accreditation Requirements, Interpretive Guidelines and Surveyor Guidance, Revision 16.0

Advisory Notice No. HC13: December 14, 2016

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2016 - HC13

VAD Credentialing Program Requirements, Revision 16

Proposed PE Revisions for Hospitals

Advisory Notice No. HC12: December 14, 2016

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2016 - HC12

Hip & Knee Replacement Certification, Revision 16

Advisory Notice No. HC11: October 27, 2016

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2016 - HC11

Proposed PE Revisions for CAHs

Proposed PE Revisions for Hospitals

Advisory Notice No. HC10: July 26, 2016

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2016 - HC10

Advisory Notice No. HC09: May 4, 2016

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2016 - HC09

2016 Adoption of LSC 2012

Advisory Notice No. HC08: April 11, 2016

Advisory Notice No. HC08 PDF

GWTG-Stroke-Data

Advisory Notice No. HC07: April 11, 2016

Healthcare Advisory Notice No. 2016 - HC07

Level 2 Primary Stroke Program

PSC 2 Update